(Defunct) Peak Period Short Service 222P

Peak Period Short Service 222P was a Peak Period Short Service from Bedok MRT Station and looping at Chai Chee, passing through Chai Chee Road, Street and Drive. Operating during the weekday peak hours, it ran alongside SBS Transit Townlink 222 and alleviates crowding along high-demand sectors. Peak Period Short Service 222P was replaced by SBS Transit Short Trip Service 222B and withdrawn on 01 Sep 2016.

Route Information
Route Bedok MRT Station¬†‚Üļ¬†Chai Chee Drive
Passes Through Chai Chee Rd / St / Dr
Route Length 3.7km
Travelling Time 15mins
Operator Information
Current Operator ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd
Current Fleet Private Coaches
Departure Times from Bedok Weekdays:
AM Peak: 0700 – 0900
PM Peak: 1800 – 2000
Frequency Loop Service
AM Peak: ~12 mins | PM Peak: ~12 mins

Service 222P duplicates a sector of SBS Transit Townlink 222, serving between Bedok MRT Station and Chai Chee during the weekday peak hours. Operated using private coaches from ComfortDelGro, the route helps to relieve frequent overcrowding on Service 222. It is the third PPSS service to be introduced.

Peak Period Short Services operate at least five trips per hour during Weekday AM and PM peak periods. This initiative taps on the resources of Private Bus Operators to run shorter bus services to augment the resources of the Public Transport Operators (PTOs).

Withdrawal:

With the transition to the Bus Contracting Model (BCM), PPSS 222P was renumbered as Short Trip Service 222B and operated by SBS Transit Ltd from 1 Sep 2016.

Fare: Basic fares capped at 3.2km. See Bus Fares.

Fleet: Service 222P′s fleet fully comprises of private coaches from ComfortDelGro Bus.

Route Information:

Loop Service (via Chai Chee Dr)
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Bedok MRT Station
    – Opp Blk 32
  • Chai Chee Rd
    – Blk 24
  • Chai Chee St
    – Opp Blks 50/51
    – Opp Blk 53
  • Chai Chee Dr
    – Aft Chai Chee St
    – Bef New Upp Changi Rd
  • New Upp Changi Rd
    – Chai Chee Industrial Pk
    – Blk 32
    – Bedok MRT Station

MRT Stations Served by this service:

  • ¬†EW5¬† ¬†Bedok

Gallery:


Route History:

  • 2013 (30 Sep): Tender for PPSS 222P opens
  • 2014 (21 Jan): Tender for PPSS 222P awarded to ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd
  • 2014 (29 Apr): Introduced as a PPSS route¬†from¬†Bedok MRT Station and looping at Chai Chee under the BSEP.
  • 2016 (18 Jan): Revision of Ops Hours from 0545-0745 & 1645-1845 to 0700-0900 & 1800-2000.
  • 2016 (01 Sep): Service renumbered to 222B and operated by SBS Transit Ltd.

Operator History:

  • 29 Apr 2014 – 31 Aug 2016: ComfortDelGro Bus Pte Ltd

The contract for Peak Period Short Services lasts for 2 years and was extended from April 2016 to August 2016.


External Links & References:

Back to Peak Period Short Services (PPSS)
Back to Bus Services

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